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it is an suffered a violent police repression as a result. >> the fbi vs. occupied. what secret documents reveal the fbi monitored occupy wall street from its earliest days, treating the non-violent movement as a potential terrorism threat. we will speak with mara verheyden-hilliard of the partnership for civil justice. then turmoil inside the two- party. a former house majority leader dick armey is attempting a coup than his own party. he is paid $8 million to leave. all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. president obama and members of the senate are back in washington today after a short break with just days before the onset of the so-called fiscal cliff. obama and republican leaders remain at a crossroads on reaching a budget deal before the combination of spending cuts and tax hikes kicks in with the new year. on wednesday, treasury secretary timothy geithner told congress the u.s. will reach its federal borrowing limit on new year's eve, threatening the same default that was narrowly avoided last year. in a lett
evidence from that hard drive. fbi working hard at quantico to try to piece that smashed computer back together again, to try to retrieve as much information to find what websites for example he might have visited. >> what about toxicology tests, what about friends he may have spoken to and given a sense of what he was thinking or his intentions or his plan? >> as you know since the beginning we've tried to find anyone who would call themselves a friend of his, certainly in recent years, we just haven't found any. they of course, authorities, have been interviewing family and relatives and friends of nancy lanza, the mother, to see what information they can get. certainly they must have talked to a doctor, if there was a family doctor involved, to find out was nancy lanza getting any help? was she trying to take care of her son on her own? was he in fact getting any counseling for anything? was he on medications? if so, was he taking them? of course that very thing in the end was what we hoped to find out when those toxicology reports come out in a few weeks? >> lots of focus on the mo
. remember, they're still trying to work very hard to retrieve evidence from that hard drive. fbi working hard at quantico to try to piece that smashed computer back together again, to try to retrieve as much information to find what websites for example he might have visited. what about toxicology tests, what about friends he may have spoken, to given a sense of what he was thinking, his intentions or his plan? as you know since the beginning we've tried to find anyone who would call themselves a friend of his, certainly in recent years, we just haven't found any. authorities have been interviewing friends and family of the mother. certainly they must have talked to a doctor, if there was a family doctor involved, to find out was nancy lan zat mother getting any help? was she trying to take care of her son on her own? was he in fact getting any counseling for anything? was he on medications? if so, was he taking them? of course that very thing in the end was what we hoped to find out when those toxicology reports come out in a few weeks? >> lots of focus on the mother. obviously she's de
the fbi agents cut that are protecting our borders and our nation from a challenge. people will be cut out on programs that support the poorest americans get access to healthy food and a strong strength for their children and this is what bothers me right now. there is a way forward through this. >> there is a way forward and, peggy, i want to bring it back to you. it does seem if you look at the constellation of forces in washington, the only way that something is actually going to get to the president's desk is if house speaker john boehner agrees to let there be a vote on something that will get democratic votes and republican votes and probably shear off his most conservative members. >> that may be true. that may be where this whole thing ends, but i think it still has to be made, this point, that everybody, republicans included on capitol hill, they all know there's going to be a tax increase. they know it. >> done. >> this is coming. even if it doesn't come in sequester, it's going to come in a deal, so they all know that, but for two reasons, one for the seriousness of it, a $16 tr
they challenged the requirement in court. she did not rule on the company's religious based claims. >>> the fbi considered the occupy wall street movement a potential threat so much so they had counterterrorism agents from alaska to florida keeping watch. newly released documents show the bureau was in touch with police businesses and universities even before all of those demonstrators set up in new york's zuccotti park last year. you had to guess that was happening. >> i guess there's shades about the fbi investigating groups like that, so i have a different perspective on that historically. >> we will come back to that. right now i want to get your perspective on this particular story outrage is growing over this morning, over a newspaper's decision to publish a map pinpointing the addresses of people with gun permits. now this was published by "the journal news" which is based in white plains, new york, just north of new york city. it shows homes where public records indicate someone living there holds a gun permit. that was part of an article called "the gun owner next door." the newspaper
to his plans as police investigated him for pulling a knife on his parents on sunday. the fbi said its searching his computer for evidence. >>> a 14-year-old was arrested on thursday for a similar alleged plot in visalia and tulare county. the school district said he threatened to shoot up mount whitney high school. investigators believe it was part of a gang initiatation. he is being charged with making terrorist threats and gang enhancement. the schools have increased security. >> the nra has called for armed guards in every school but many districts say those officers are already there. oakland, san francisco, san jose all have armed police. it costs about $5 million for 20 armed officers and 80 site supervisors. >> we have taken the approach but it's at a cost. it comes at a steep cost. when you talk about loss of supporting programs through music, the arts. >> the officials say they couldn't pay to expand the security program to all 50 schools. >> instead of paying armed officers, some people think teachers should be the one with the guns. a store in little rock arkansas is no
areas of concentration. fbi investigators trying to piece together that hard drive. the computer was smashed by the shooter in this case. and they're also trying to see whether there is any imprint of the shooter at all on the internet. was he an online gamer, did he flag anyone what his intentions were. they continue to talk to family, friends, a family doctor, to see what was going on in his mind. >> susan, thank you very, very much. i know it's a very tough story to cover. hope you're doing all right. >> oh, sure. >>> overseas now, russia's foreign minister says syria has connel some dated all its whelm california weapons into one place. russia says the move is an attempt to calm fears those weapons could end up, quote, in the wrong hands. meanwhile, more violence today across syria. 30 people died, according to opposition activists. one, a car bomb exploded in a damascus neighborhood. no one claimed responsibility for the car bomb. it's been called a terrorist explosion. >>> a former u.s. marine is out of a maximum can prison today. jon hammer spent four months locked up, som
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